Chester Black cutting beached whale, Ragged Island, 1927

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Chester Black cutting beached whale, Ragged Island, 1927

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Description

Chester Black sawing the tail off of a whale carcass on Ragged Island.

He planned to have the eight-foot tail stuffed and placed in his store at Island Point, Orr's Island.

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About This Item

  • Title: Chester Black cutting beached whale, Ragged Island, 1927
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1927-02-23
  • Subject Date: 1927-02-23
  • Local Name: Ragged Island
  • Town: Harpswell
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.14636
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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